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Relations de divers voyages curieux : qui n'ont point esté publiées, est qu'on a traduit or tiré des originaux des voyageurs françois, espagnols, allemands, portugais, anglois, hollandois, persans, arabes & autres orientaux (1696)

Author: Thévenot, Melchisédec, 1620-1692; Moette, Thomas
Volume: v.1
Subject: Voyages and travels; Natural history; Imprint 1672
Publisher: A Paris : Chez Thomas Moette Libraire, ruë de la vieille Bouclerie, à saint Alexis
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: French; Ancient Greek; Latin; Italian; Spanish; Caucasian; Chinese; Arabic; Nahuatl
Call number: 39999064371642
Digitizing sponsor: Boston Public Library
Book contributor: Boston Public Library
Collection: bplill; bostonpubliclibrary; americana
Notes: Some text cut off due to tight margins.
Scanfactors: 36

Full catalog record: MARCXML

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This is the 1696 augmented reissue of Thévenot's Relations, containing 4 parts. There is really only one edition of Thévenot's collection, issued in five parts between 1663 and 1696. Part 1 was first issued in 1663, part 2 in 1664, part 3 in 1666, part 4 during 1672-1674, and part 5 in 1696. During the course of publication the parts of the collection already published were reissued with new title pages in 1664, 1666, 1672, 1683, and 1696. Some sheets were reprinted for these reissues

Imprint on partie t.p.s: Chez André Cramoisy, ruë de la vieille Bouclerie, au Sacrifice d'Abraham, MDCLXXII [1672]

The contents and arrangement of individual copies vary

Volume title pages printed in red and black

Tome premier includes I. partie and seconde partie; tome second includes III. partie and IV. partie

Tome premier includes a second t.p. part I ("premier partie") printed in red and black and bound prior to the regular part I ("1. partie") t.p., with imprint: De l'Imprimerie de Jacques Langlois, Imprimeur ordinaire du Roy, au Mon Sainte Geneuiefue ...; and a second t.p. for IV. partie with imprint: ... Chez G. Clovsier ..., both with date MDCLXXII (1672)

Each part has its own t.p

Several of the foldout maps (printed on verso) have genealogies in Arabic on the recto

With: Grammatica linguae sinensis

Boston Public Library (Rare Book Dept.) copy in library binding

Boston Public Library (Rare Book Dept.) copy includes ms. notes on verso opposite t.p. by an 1826 bookseller

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